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Floral Park Memorial High School Homecoming

Saturday, Sept. 26

Covert Avenue Street Fair

Saturday, Sept. 26

TVASNAC Meeting

Tuesday, Sept. 28


Thursday, Sept. 24

Hillcrest Civic Association will meet on Thursday, Sept. 24, at 7:30 p.m. at the recreation center.

Registration is open for the Adult Education Program with the Sewanhaka Central High School District, open to district residents 18 years and older, offers classes such as recreational volleyball, ballroom dancing and an introduction to Microsoft Office, among others. Programs will be held at Elmont Memorial High School, Floral Park Memorial High School, H. Frank Carey High School and New Hyde Park Memorial High School. Registration will be held on Sept. 24, from 7 to 10 p.m. at New Hyde Park Memorial High School and on Sept. 29, from 7 to 10 p.m. at Floral Park Memorial High School. Visit www.sewanhaka.k12.ny.us for more information.

The Hempstead Town’s Veterans Services Counselor will be participating in a community outreach event on Thursday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the community room at Echo Park, 399 Nassau Blvd., West Hempstead. Representatives from the Northport VA Medical Center’s Community Outreach Program will also be present and can provide enrollment assistance for new applicants to the VA Medical Center and offer information about healthcare programs available to eligible veterans. Veterans are asked to preregister with the VA Medical Center by calling the Northport VA Medical Center’s Community Relations Department at 631-261-4400, extension 7084. Veterans should bring a copy of their DD214 or separation papers. For information, call Veterans Services Office at 516-812-3506.


Friday, Sept. 25

The Long Island Fair will be held on Friday, Sept. 25, Saturday, Sept. 26, and Sunday, Sept. 27, at 10 a.m. each day at Old Bethpage Village Restoration. Call 516-572-8400 for details.


Saturday, Sept. 26

Floral Park Memorial High School Homecoming Parade will step off from the high school on Saturday, Sept. 26, at 11 a.m.

The Annual Covert Avenue Street Fair will be held on Saturday, Sept. 26, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. along Covert Avenue, from Tulip to Cisney avenues.

Nassau County’s Cruise To The Show will be held on Sept. 26 and Sept. 27 at Eisenhower Park. Check out the Mopar/Jeep Show on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the park. Parade of cars on Sunday from Bethpage to Eisenhower Park. Admission is free. Call 516-572-0200 for details.


Tuesday, Sept. 28

Town-Village Aircraft Safety and Noise Abatement Committee (TVASNAC) Committee regular meeting will be held on Sept. 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, Hempstead Town Hall, 1 Washington St., Hempstead.


Thursday, Oct. 1

The West End Civic Association will hold its regular meeting on Thursday, Oct. 1, at 8 p.m. at the Atlantic Avenue firehouse.


Saturday, Oct. 3

Liz’s Day will be held on Saturday, Oct. 3, in support of breast cancer research and in memory of Elizabeth McFarland. The family-friendly event will be held at the Floral Park Recreation Center from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Rain date is Oct. 4.

The Friends of Stewart Manor will hold a village-wide flea market on Saturday, Oct. 3, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the village parking lot at Chester and Covert avenues. Sell your treasures, have some fun. $30 per table rental, tables supplied. Visit the Stewart Manor Village Hall at 120 Covert Ave. or call 516-354-1800 for information. Proceeds benefit future village functions.


Upcoming Events

The Floral Park Fire Department’s Lucky 13th Annual Reliance Golf Classic will be held on Monday, Oct. 5, at the Village Club of Sands Point. Visit www.reliancegolf.com or call 516-695-8562 for details.

Temple Tikvah of New Hyde Park Annual Rummage Sale is on Sunday, Oct. 11, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on Monday, Oct. 12, from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Highlights this year include costume jewelry, watches, pocket books, clothes, shoes, books, household items, vintage fashion finds and great bargains. Temple Tikvah is located at 3315 Hillside Ave. in New Hyde Park.


Ongoing Programs

FISH Of Floral Park Provides free transportation to and from medical appointments for senior citizens who are residents of the Floral Park/Bellerose area and cannot afford cab fare or who have no other means of transportation. Should you or a loved one need transportation to a medical appointment, contact FISH at 516-835-9522 or telephone coordinator Fran Hornberger at 516-775-0740.

Women with metastatic breast cancer are invited to join a support group that meets on Thursdays, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The free group is a program of the Adelphi NY statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program and meets at the Adelphi University School of Social Work. The group is supported by a grant from the Alpern Family Foundation. To register, call Erin Nau, counseling and education coordinator, at 516-877-4314.

At the Bellerose Jewish Center, located at 254-04 Union Tpke., in Floral Park: free Jewish education for kindergarten and Sunday School children. A thorough religious curriculum with experienced teachers for third grade to their bar/bat mitzvah is also provided. Also, the Renaissance Group, a nonsectarian group of men and women who have lost a dear one meet. An exchange of ideas can be helpful. Call 718-343-9001 for the date of the next meeting.

Floral Park United Methodist Church Thrift Shop at 35 Verbena Ave. Open every Wednesday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donations accepted.  Call 516-354-4969.

The Marine Corps League meets at the Elks Club on Lakeville Road in New Hyde Park. The Marines meet on the second Thursday of each month at 8 p.m. Call Vinny at 516-926-9813.

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